(a)  Each center shall have a plan which will encourage parent participation and inform parents about the program and its services.  The plan shall be discussed with parents at the time the child is enrolled and shall be posted in the center or a copy shall be given to parents at the time of enrollment.

(b)  The plan shall include the following:

(1)           a procedure for registering a child for child care which involves both parents when possible and which encourages a visit to the center by the child and the child's parents before the child begins attending the center;

(2)           opportunities for caregiving staff to meet with parents on a regular basis to discuss their child's needs and progress and to exchange information about the program;

(3)           activities which provide parents opportunities to participate in the center's program on an individual basis and as a group;

(4)           a procedure for parents who need information or have complaints about the child care program.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 110‑88(7); 110-90(4); 143B‑168.3;

Eff. April 1, 1999;

Prior to amendment of May 1, 2006 this language was located in Rule .1613;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2006.